13 Feb '12, 8pm

Urgent! Action Needed To Stop Keystone XL Pipeline | Care2 Causes

Just four days ago, Care2 brought you the somber news that the Keystone XL pipeline had once again reared its ugly head . Despite President Obama’s much-celebrated rejection of the Keystone XL a few weeks ago, Republicans in Congress (and a few Democrats) are trying to attach a measure to the transportation bill that would force approval of the pipeline. Big Oil is using the full power of its monetary resources to make the pipeline a reality, even though millions of Americans, Canadians , and First Nation peoples have made it clear that they don’t want it. But all Big Oil can see are dollar signs: the 1,700-mile pipeline would transport up to 35 million gallons of tar sands oil from Canada to refineries in Texas every day. Once there, much of it would be exported overseas. If the Transportation Bill passes with the Keystone XL provision attached, it means the pipeline woul...

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